Would Sir/Madam prefer Spanish , French , German , Australian , Canadian  or even Japanese ? No this is not a choice of fine wines for the connoisseur, but a selection from the menu of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management guidelines available to the clinician. So, which do you use and why should you choose the new European Respiratory Society (ERS)/American Thoracic Society (ATS) guidelines? The reason is that they are simply the best!
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